Why You NEED A Divorce Lawyer in Minnesota

Here he goes again… I have dealt with this topic before and said that unless you are in a very unique situation you need a divorce lawyer.  Yes, yes, I know I am a divorce lawyer, so you may think this is a self-serving statement, but in order to explain why a good divorce lawyer is absolutely essential I want to share a story that occurred recently. Divorce Story Time Recently, a man came to my office and retained me to “fix” some problems that had occurred over the past few years since he was divorced.  Now, he was divorced …

Top 4 Ways To Get Fired As A Divorce Client

Many people don’t realize that lawyers are not buses, not everyone gets to ride.  As a private divorce lawyer we have the ability to “fire” clients, whenever we choose.  The ethical rules come into play a little, but they are generally pretty broad and if we can’t work together, you’ll be fired. I’ve compiled a short list of way to get fired, most are common sense and common courtesy, but here we go: 1)  The top one is to be rude to both your lawyer and the staff.  Call them both names, use profanity, be insulting and generally have an …

5 Big (And Common) Mistakes People Make In A Divorce.

As a divorce lawyer I get to see good people at their worst, and I get to see a lot of mistakes.  These mistakes can cost people thousands of dollars, custody of their kids, sometimes their sanity!  The biggest mistakes I see as a divorce lawyer are also some of the easiest to avoid.  I’ve listed them below in no order of importance. 1)  Hating your spouse. This gets you nowhere. Well, actually I take that back it will help your lawyer either pay off her student loans or buy that new car he’s had his eye on.   As they …